DISTRIBUTION MANAGER

Location: GERMANTOWN, TN
Date Posted: 05-06-2018
Bring your logistics and warehousing expertise to a growing team where you will have the opportunity to develop systems and processes to support our Global Life Sciences instruments and consumables business. Managing supervisors, employees and resources, you’ll direct the implementation of tactical business plans, programs and projects, while also delivering solutions that drive continuous process improvement all to ensure delivery of the right product to the right place at the right price.

Principle Duties / Responsibilities: 
•Directs all activities of the Logistics and warehouse function to enable a world class manufacturing site. Implements and administers all systems and processes for maintaining control of 1) inventory and transaction accuracy, 2) storage methods and facilities, and 3) domestic and international transportation programs, housekeeping and GMP compliance. Enforces the implementation of and use of SAP and its accuracy. Coach warehouse team on SAP and SAP process improvements.
•The manager will participate in regulatory and internal quality inspections and will be responsible for all issues related to warehouse operations.
•Maintains warehouse staff job results by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
•Writes and reviews reports, protocols and procedures and prepares same upon request of senior leadership.
•Manages finished goods inventory system at a high level of accuracy. Using warehouse management software, manages the location of inventory to ensure proper stock rotation, smooth order picking, and staging activities.
•Manages receipt and flow of raw materials within plant to support company quality control standards and plant production requirements.
•Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.
•Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports the companies Quality policy, Quality System & the appropriate regulations for the area.
•Collaborate with cross-functional groups including Human Resources, Production, Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Warehousing, Sales, Customer Service and Finance to meet business objectives and customer satisfaction. 
•Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.
•Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks. 
•Develops and implements plans for facility modification or expansion, such as equipment purchases or changes in space allocation and warehouse design. 

Some domestic and international travel may be required. 

Day shift, start time between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.
 
Qualifications:
•Bachelor of Science, from an accredited institution, in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or closely related discipline or combination of education and experience.
•7+ years’ experience that includes an in-depth understanding of Logistics operations, purchasing, inventory management and subject matter SAP experience required; 
•Strong management ability to work in a dynamic and progressive environment. 
•Experience managing critical projects required
•Must possess excellent attention to detail and analytical thinking, with a high level of energy and self-motivation
•Should have excellent technical writing ability, strong verbal and written communication skills
•Strong knowledge and understanding of software packages and technologies , specifically Microsoft Office 
•Ability to work in a team environment (as well as independently) and set goals.
•Ability to manage, lead, motivate and organize a diverse, cross-functional group with constantly changing demands. 
•Ability to develop business relationships with internal and external customers.
•Ability to balance and prioritize multiple assignments and meet established deadlines.
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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